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Moving to Third-Party Support Need Not Mean Your ERP Is “Frozen”
Business Driven Roadmap, ERP, Innovation 2 min read
Moving to Third-Party Support Need Not Mean Your ERP Is “Frozen”
Pat Phelan
Pat Phelan
VP, Market Research
2 min read

Rimini Street clients continue to grow and evolve their ERP portfolios, including modernization of their technology stacks and investment in innovations such as cloud-based applications and tools. We can help make similar evolutionary steps possible in your enterprise. Canceling vendor maintenance does not freeze your ERP solution. In fact, the opposite happens. Enterprises become more […]

Video: Draw Your Own Roadmap to Avoid the Risks of SAP’s Fast Road to S/4HANA
Business Driven Roadmap, Cloud, ERP 5 min read
Video: Draw Your Own Roadmap to Avoid the Risks of SAP’s Fast Road to S/4HANA
Pat Phelan
Pat Phelan
VP, Market Research
5 min read

Over many years, SAP has built a reputation as a safe bet among enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems. Today, however, following SAP’s roadmap may be riskier than many business and technology leaders appreciate. The potential risks apply to SAP S/4HANA in the data center or in the cloud – and even to organizations that delay […]

How the World of Enterprise IT Is Changing
CEO, CIO Strategies, Cloud 2 min read
How the World of Enterprise IT Is Changing
Pat Phelan
Pat Phelan
VP, Market Research
2 min read

CIOs and other information technology leaders are feeling the pressure to move systems to the cloud, including not only pressure from vendors who see the future of their products in the cloud but from the CEO and the board. The cloud is capturing the imagination, and increasingly the budget, of not only technology organizations but […]

How Welch’s Squeezed More Value From IT With Rimini Street
Business Driven Roadmap, CIO Strategies, Client story 3 min read
How Welch’s Squeezed More Value From IT With Rimini Street
Dave Jackson
3 min read

Because my ultimate bosses are family farmers, I do not get a lot of credit for spending money on technology for technology’s sake. Farming is a tough business, and they are right to have high expectations of the technology investments we make. Welch’s is such a well-known brand many people probably assume we’re a subsidiary […]

Unpacking Your Update Manager Box for PeopleSoft: “Is it just me or are they empty inside?”
Cost of Maintenance, ERP, Oracle 5 min read
Unpacking Your Update Manager Box for PeopleSoft: “Is it just me or are they empty inside?”
Frank Reneke
5 min read

Software updates can be a lot like getting a gift you didn’t ask for, and while you may pay a great deal for software updates, they can often contain no clear value. Imagine unwrapping a beautifully wrapped present. It’s a big box so you figure it has to be something amazing, but as you rip […]

What Retailers Have In Common on IT Spending and Digital Innovation
Business Driven Roadmap, Business Growth, Digital innovation 3 min read
What Retailers Have In Common on IT Spending and Digital Innovation
Tim Delisle
3 min read

The holiday season gave retailers an unexpected gift: sales rose 5.1 percent between Nov. 1 and Dec. 24, a six-year high1. To put that into perspective, the National Retail Federation put the average annual increase at about 3.9% over the previous five years. Even so, online sales accelerated even more rapidly, rising 19.1 percent2, according […]

Making Sense of SaaS: Critical Questions to Ask Before Signing Cloud Software Contracts
Cloud, Custom Code, ERP 5 min read
Making Sense of SaaS: Critical Questions to Ask Before Signing Cloud Software Contracts
Frank Reneke
5 min read

The term “Software-as-a-Service” (SaaS) has turned into a marketing catch-phrase. Many software vendors are using it to boost the appeal of their applications because SaaS implies lower total cost of ownership (TCO) and other benefits like much faster deployment. But, before you take the plunge, it pays to arm yourself with the facts so you […]

Why Layered Security is the Best for Enterprises
ERP, Layered security, Security 3 min read
Why Layered Security is the Best for Enterprises
Dan Ashton
3 min read

Banks learned long ago not to rely on one lock, one gate or one guard for protection. In the same way, IT security is never about one tool, one protocol or one software patch. Protecting modern IT infrastructures means blocking attack vectors at each layer of the stack (system; software; and network), as well as […]

How to Join the Digital Vanguard
Business Growth, CIO Strategies, Cloud 3 min read
How to Join the Digital Vanguard
David Rowe
3 min read

Is your organization a digital laggard or a member of the digital vanguard? I’ve been reading Deloitte’s 2018 CIO Survey, which makes a point of distinguishing between “vanguard” organizations where IT actively contributes to creating new businesses and business opportunities and everyone else. The traditional role of the CIO has been to be an operational […]